New Media

Fr. Roderick Interviewed at CNMC

August 10, 2010

Fr. Roderick Vonhögen is interviewed on the floor of the Catholic New Media Celebration by Friar Roderick of Air Maria. Fr. Roderick shares how he started SQPN, the Catholic new media network behind CNMC.

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New Media

CNMC:MMX

August 7, 2010

Photos from the Catholic New Media Celebration. Feel free to use these photos with attribution to ParishGeeks.com. (high resolution images available by request) Afternoon Sessions Morning Sessions Friday Meet & Greet You’ll find additional images from CNMC at The Catholic Media Group on Flickr.

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ParishGeeks

Seeking Parish Geeks

August 5, 2010

Attention Catholic geeks, we want to recruit you as a Parish Geek! We’re seeking contributors who would like to write an occasional how-to article or share some geeky information you think no parish should be without. One of the goals of this site is to be a resource for those who want to build and […]

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Events

Theology of the Body Congress

July 30, 2010

My wife and I are preparing to teach a Theology of the Body for Teens course to our high school CCD class this Fall. Knowing that we’re in desperate need of a crash course to help us do justice to this deep and beautiful topic, I was blessed to discover a live streaming option for the sold-out, […]

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Events

Catholic New Media Celebration

July 29, 2010

ParishGeeks.com is a sponsor of the Catholic New Media Celebration (CNMC) taking place in Boston next week. The event is organized by SQPN, a leading Catholic new media network founded by Dutch priest, Fr. Roderick Vonhögen. Boston’s Cardinal O’Malley will be on hand for the event, as well as several Catholic bloggers and new media […]

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New Media

Tim Staples, Catholic Apologist

July 26, 2010

I wasn’t familiar with Tim Staples of Catholic Answers until today. I think he’s a great speaker and apologist. He has several videos on his YouTube channel. This one is about the Communion of the Saints.

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New Media

Bishop Stika is Video Blogging

July 26, 2010

It’s great to see my Bishop using new media to get the message out. I’d like to encourage all pastors to consider using video to communicate with their parishioners. It’s highly effective and all you need is a decent digital video camera and a YouTube or vimeo account. There’s effectively no cost involved other than […]

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How-to

Sharing Others’ Posts on your WordPress Website

July 9, 2010

Often you want to share information you find online with your friends or readers but you don’t have the time to write your own article. You also know that it’s important to be a good Internet citizen and not plagerize the works of others. Copying and pasting material from someone else’s blog to use in […]

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WordPress

My First Post in WordPress 3.0

June 17, 2010

Wow! WordPress 3.0 (a.k.a. “Thelonious”) is now available and it looks like they’ve greatly enhanced an already awesome product. I’ve been thrilled with version 2.92 and Thesis 1.7, but I’ve got to tell you the new Twenty Ten theme from WordPress that “ships” with 3.0 looks really nice. I’m definitely going to check out that […]

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Social Media

Placebook: Privacy for Location Services

June 14, 2010

Placebook could be a great new service, but you won’t see an actual demo of it in this video. What you will see in this 30 minute interview of founder Michael Rubin is a fascinating update on current and upcoming location-based services. The interview is conducted by blogger, technical evangelist and author, Robert Scoble. Rubin is a […]

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How-to

Obtaining Your Domain Name

June 12, 2010

So you want your own website, but you’re not sure where to start? I always like to start at the beginning, which in this case is to obtain your domain name. This is the address that people will use to visit your website. Every site has one and you need to have one too. Watch this […]

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Social Media

Pampers “Hello Baby” iPad App

June 8, 2010

I just learned about this app via someone who shared this video on Johnnette Benkovic’s Facebook page. I immediately downloaded it and was blown away by its awesome images. This inherently pro-life iPad app from Pampers is very well done and even allows you to share your baby’s progress on Facebook. If this doesn’t convince […]

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